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Friday, October 20, 2017

Donald “Butch” Myers (October 18, 2017)

Donald “Butch” Myers, 75, of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Village Greene Health Campus. He was born April 24, 1942, in Lena Ohio, a son of the late Frank and Opal (Baker) Myers.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Linda Myers; his sisters, Thelma and Sandy; his brother, Kenneth Myers.

Butch served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy. After 25, years, he retired in 1997 from Hobart Brothers in Troy. He was a member of the Troy Country Music Association, and a former member of the Troy Moose Lodge. He was such an avid Cincinnati Reds fan, that Heartland Hospice made it possible for him to attend a special Cincinnati Reds game for patients with ALS, going to this game meant the world to Butch.

Butch is survived by his children, whom he cherished and were always in his heart, Donald E. (Brenda) Myers, Jr. of Troy, Kimberly Miller of Ansonia, Jeffery L. Myers of Arizona, Robert C. Myers of Troy, Margaret (Anthony) Barnes of Reynoldsburg, Mindy (Robert) Wilson of Conover, Ohio, Jennifer (Wayne) Ball of Troy, and Peter G. (Terri) Myers of Troy; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and his sister, Barbara (Bill) Stewart of Piqua.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville with Rev. Eric Fee. Burial will be in Miami Memorial Park at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heartland Hospice, 580 Lincoln Blvd. Suite 320, Kettering, Ohio 45429.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Richard D. Wion (October 18, 2017)

Richard D. Wion, age 82 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 4:25 PM Wednesday October 18, 2017 at his residence in Greenville. Dick was born March 15, 1935 in Union City, Ohio and the son of the late Lester Leo and Doretha (Wentworth) Wion.

He was a 1953 graduate of Greenville High School and following graduation started his career with Van Leer of Greenville, retiring in 1986. Dick loved to fish and work with wood and during his younger years enjoyed riding horses. He also attended the Teegarden Congregational Christian Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother Robert E. Wion in 2005.

Dick is survived by his wife Sanda (Voke) Wion of Greenville. They were married July 29, 1955. Also children Steve Wion of Bradford, Terry (Lenny) McCann of Greenville, Dottie (Todd) Denniston of Ansonia, Sheryl (Rick) Hollopeter of Bradford and Bonnie (Nick) McEowen of Union City, Indiana; grandchildren Jason Wion, Stevie (Karley) Wion, Eric (Johanna) McCann, Sarah (Scott) Myers, Kevin (Jessica) McCann, Samantha McCann, Angie (Mark) Thomas, Aimee (Josh) Fletcher, Nathan Denniston, Sacha (Zach) Pollitt, Jesse Lawson, Rochelle Lawson, Paul Lawson, Nickolas McEowen and Brooke McEowen; 24 great grandchildren; sisters in law Iva Wion and Naomi Voke both of Greenville as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Monday October 23, 2017 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Eric Knight officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the State of the Heart Care of Darke County or the Teegarden Congregational Church.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.

Gary C. Brown (October 17, 2017)

Gary C. Brown age 80, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:40 PM on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville.

Gary was born September 24, 1937, in New Madison to the late Rollie & Lucy (Clay) Brown.

Gary is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara (Replogle) Brown whom he married December 14, 1956; children, Gregg & Lynn Brown of Riverside, Tim & Joann Brown of Hollansburg, Rebecca & Kris Smith of Shamong, New Jersey and Sharon brown of Richmond, Indiana; grandchildren, Jeff Brown of Greenville, Aaron & Jamie Brown of Dayton, Chloe Smith of Westchester, Pennsylvania and Bryant Smith of Shamong, New Jersey; and 2 great grandchildren.

Gary was a lifelong farmer and retired from Fram Corporation in Greenville after 43 years of service. He was a member of Ft. Jefferson United Methodist Church.

A celebration of Gary’s life will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Doug Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 9:00 to 10:30 AM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Greenville Area Rescue or State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Harry J. Moody (October 18, 2017)

Harry J. Moody, 87, of Rossburg, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Village Greene Health Campus. He was born December 30, 1929, in Darke County, Ohio, a son of the late Clark Leroy and Laura (Shook) Moody.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Dan and sister-in-law, Becky Moody, Lee Moody and Jim Moody; and brother-in-law, JC Waymire; and a step grandson, Logan Starline.

Harry retired from New Idea in Coldwater after 45 years of service. He was a horseman his whole life and shared that love with his children, grandchildren and brothers. He would take his family, and anyone who would follow, to the horseman's camp at Brown Co. Indiana State Park for hours of trail riding. Harry was a wonderful grandfather. He could always be counted on to be at any sporting event they were participating in. June was the center of his world and he never wanted her out of his site. Harry was a faithful husband, loving father and supportive grandfather. Harry had a fighting spirit and would never give up. He was his family's protector and mentor. He leaves a hole that will never be filled. He will be missed.

Harry is survived by his wife of 65 years, June (Matthieu) Moody, whom he married June 10,1952;his sons and daughter-in-law, Tom (Cindy) Moody of Rossburg, and Don Moody of Ansonia; his daughters and sons-in-law, Connie (Dave) Starline, Tammy (Todd) Klipstine, both of Ansonia and Kathy (Bob) Wagner of Versailles; Grandchildren, Emily Moody, Mindy Ward, Clark Moody, Dylan Moody, Logan Moody, Andy Howdieshell, Danielle Allen, Nathan Riffell, Heath Riffell, Quenton Riffell, Tyler Starline, Chad Wagner, Craig Wagner, Eric Wagner, Adam Klipstine and Chance Klipstine; 40 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren with one more on the way; his sister, D'Arleen Waymire of Greenville; sisters-in-law, Bea Moody of Greenville, and Gail Moody of Ansonia; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Monday, October 23, 2017 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville, with Pastor Coleman Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Garden.

Friends may visit Sunday, October 22,2017 from 2 to 5 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Dale Allen Meier (October 13, 2017)

Dale Allen Meier, 76, of Greenville, passed away on October 13, 2017 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Unit in Greenville.

Dale was born on December 2, 1940 in Greenville, to the late Harry and Ruth (Blizzard) Meier.

In addition to his parents, Dale was preceded in death by his wife of 36 years, Karen (Mills) Meier whom he married October 29, 1977; and his brother, Verlin Meier.

Dale was a farmer for 53 years. He never missed a day at the Great Darke County Fair and would make several rounds every day around the fair to see who he would run in to and talk with. Dale loved to go to estate and farm auctions or “sales” as he would call them. He would bid of the items no one else would wanted and come home with truckloads of “stuff I may use someday”. He was active in 4-H helping Karen with whatever he could for the Silver Hoofs 4-H Club and continued his support after she passed away in 2014. Dale would spend his time “piddlin” around the farm. He was a strong man, faithful husband, loving Dad and enjoyed spending time with his grandkids. He has left many memories and a legacy of hard work and family. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Dale is survived by his children and their spouses, Beth and Ramey Israel of Greenville, Mary and Patrick Neill of Union City, Ohio, and Scot Meier of Greenville; three grandchildren, Tyrel and Ethan Israel and Hunter Meier; a niece, Amy (John) Schnoreberger of Toledo, Ohio; a nephew, Craig (Beth) Meier of Finley, Ohio; a sister-in-law, Sue Meier of Celina, Ohio; and countless cousins.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30AM, Wednesday, October 17, 2017 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in Greenville Union Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit on Tuesday from 4:00PM to 7:00PM at the funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be given to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.oliverfloyd.com.

Myron” Cork” D. Sharp (October 10, 2017)

Myron” Cork” D. Sharp, 72, of Greenville, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at his residence.

He was born October 14, 1944 in Greenville, Ohio, the son of the late Dain and Opal (Jones) Sharp.

Cork was a 1963 graduate of Greenville Senior High School. He was employed with Century Link for 44 years. Cork was a member of the Greenville Elks Lodge #1139. He enjoyed showing Quarter horses and was a former 4-H advisor in Darke County. He loved to take drives in his Red Corvette. Most of all, he cherished his time with his family and friends.

Cork is survived by his wife of 44 years, Evelyn (Wert) Sharp of Greenville, whom he married March 9, 1973; his children and their spouses, Douglas Sharp, Bobbie (Dan) Nickell , Melissa Mitchell and Justin (Robin) Sharp, all of Greenville ; his grandchildren, Jacob Nickell, Zachary Mitchell, Wyatt Sharp, Samantha Nickell, and Roman Mitchell; his great grandson, Kayden Hemmelgarn; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha Sharp of Greenville and Pat (Roger) Curtis of Greenville; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Bob (Barb) Wert, Greenville; his sister-in-law, Carla Simons of Greenville; his aunt, Mary Redmond of Greenville; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends may visit on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 5-7 PM at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. The Greenville Elks will hold a lodge of sorrow starting at 6:45 PM.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the funeral home with Rev. Terry Haworth officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery.

In the lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Darke County Humane Society, 7053 St. Rt. 49 N, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family a www.oliverfloyd.com

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Kay Perez (October 8, 2017)

Kay Perez, 56, of Ansonia, Ohio passed away on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at her residence.

She was born February 19, 1961 in Greenville, Ohio, the daughter of the late Curtis L. and Rebecca E. (Sanders) McEldowney. In addition to her parents, Kay was preceded in death by her brothers, Scott McEldowney and Curtis McEldowney, Jr.

Kay owned and operated Kay’s Tan and Tone in New Weston for 10 years. She was a very active member in the Darke County Cattlemen’s Association and Livestock in General 4-H Club. Kay enjoyed tending to her flowers and shopping. Kay and her husband cherished visits from their granddaughter, Mikayla, helping her work with her steers and getting ready for the cattle shows. Most of all, Kay enjoyed spending time with her family. When the entire family came together, her tradition was to make them mashed potatoes and noodles.

Kay is survived by her husband, Apollo Perez of Ansonia, whom she married on December 29, 1976; a daughter and son-in-law, Megan (Marcom) Cover of Rossburg; a son, Mason Perez of Mediapolis, Iowa; grandchildren, Mikayla, Amaya and Eric; brothers and sisters-in-law, Duane (Roxanne) McEldowney of New Madison, and Terry McEldowney of Versailles; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends may visit on Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 5-7 PM at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio with Eric Laux officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.

In the lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Livestock in General 4-H Club, 4578 Elroy- Ansonia Road, Ansonia, Ohio 45303.

Online condolences may be shared with the family a www.oliverfloyd.com

Jane A. Smith (October 6, 2017)

Jane A. Smith age 58, of Greenville passed away at 2:02 PM on Friday, October 6, 2017, in Ansonia.

Jane was born September 29, 1959, in Greenville to Esther I. (Flora) Rogers of Greenville and the late Earl F. Rogers. In addition to her father, Jane was also preceded in death by her brother, Floyd L. Rogers; and a nephew, Andy Kitchen.

In addition to her mother, Jane is survived by her children, Jeremy Boone & Angel Orr of Greenville, Jeff Boone & Krissy Cole of Richmond, Indiana, Jennifer & Dustin Hecht of Ansonia and Joshua Smith of Greenville; grandchildren, Cameron Boone, Brittany Orr, Ethan Boone, Dylan Boone, Cierra Rosinski, Callen Hecht and Remington Hecht; brother, Leon Rogers of Greenville; sisters & brothers-in-law, Marlene & Larry Troutwine of Ansonia and Sharon & Tom Hummel of Middletown; sister-in-law, Shirley Tapp of Hollansburg; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jane was an accountant at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Greg Hyre officiating. Burial will follow in Palestine Cemetery in Palestine. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Ansonia Local Schools, c\o Jane Smith Memorial Fund, 600 East Canal Street, P.O. Box 279 Ansonia, Ohio 45303-0279. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Adrian Silas & Aleigha Grace Kruckeberg (October 8, 2017 at 5:17 PM)

Twins Adrian Silas & Aleigha Grace Kruckeberg, infants, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 5:17 PM at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville, Ohio. They are survived by their parents, Justin Kruckeberg and Kayla Widener of Rossburg, Ohio.

In addition to their parents they are survived by maternal grandparents, John & Melissa Widener of Ansonia, Ohio; paternal grandparents, Robert & Diana Kruckeberg of Versailles, Ohio; aunts and uncles, Krista, Katrina, Nathaniel, Austin, Brian, Gabriel, Kiersten and Christina; as well as several cousins and other family members.

There will be a private service held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the family. Condolence for the family may be sent through www.zecharbailey.com

Martha J. Noggle (October 8, 2017)

Martha J. Noggle, 76 of Union City, Indiana passed away on Sunday October 8, 2017 at 5:45 AM at Union City Care Center, Union City, Ohio. She was born July 12, 1941 in Dayton, Ohio the daughter of the late Chester A. & Edith E. (Patterson) Fenton. She retired from Fram Honeywell.

She is preceded in death by her parents & her husband: John Noggle.

She is survived by her children: Beth Westfall of Union City, Indiana, & Sandra Olivas-Burns of Indianapolis, Indiana; grandchildren: Cheyenne J. White, Layton J.D. White, Isabell Harvey-Burns, Jackson Olivas Burns; 7 great grandchildren; brothers: Gary Fenton of Saratoga, Indiana, Joe Fenton of Arcanum, Ohio, Dan Fenton of St. Louis, Missouri; sisters: Marge Perrin of Las Vegas, Nevada, Marsha Skaggs of Batavia, Ohio; numerous nieces & nephews.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday October 12, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Lisbon Cemetery, Union City, Indiana with Pastor Rick Kavanaugh officiating. Family will receive friends from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Evelyn “Ebby” (Pitsenbarger) Selander (October 9, 2017)

Evelyn “Ebby” (Pitsenbarger) Selander age 93, of Versailles, Ohio passed away at 1:03 AM on Monday, October 9, 2017, at the Versailles Health Care Center.

She was born July 6, 1924, the second of five children in Versailles, Ohio to the late Elmer & Emma (Hauschild) Pitsenbarger. In addition to her parents, Evelyn was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Merle Selander on December 20, 2005 whom she married June 24, 1945; and brother, Floyd “Bear” Pitsenbarger.

Evelyn is survived by her sisters & brothers-in-law, Dorthabel & Gene Fox of Englewood, Phyllis & Jerry Oliver of Versailles and Janet & Howard Rehmert of Versailles; and a sister-in-law, Janet (Berger) Pitsenbarger of Versailles.

Ebby cherished her family and loved spending time with the many nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews. Evelyn graduated from Versailles High School in 1942. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Willowdell. She did clerical work for Poultry Producers and the Versailles Policy before she retired. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting and baking her wonderful homemade bread, cookies and special chocolate cake.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Laura Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery in Versailles. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church in Willowdell. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

David Allen Fornshil (October 8, 2017)

David Allen Fornshil, age 86 of Wayne Lakes, Ohio passed away at 6:47 AM Sunday October 8, 2017 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville, Ohio. Dave was born April 29, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio and the son of the late Winfield Dean and Edna Lucille (Campbell) Fornshil.

Dave was a Veteran of the US Navy serving as an Aviation Electronic Technician during the Korean War. Following his Naval service he attended ITT Technical Institute in Indiana for 3 years and later retired in 1993 from GTE of Troy, Ohio as a foreman and switch worker having installed the first electronic telephone office in Ohio.

He was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Greenville, the Germantown Masonic Lodge, served on the Wayne Lakes Village Council and had coached boy’s baseball. Dave enjoyed going RV’ing with his wife Marilyn and fishing, computer and electronic equipment. Dave was also a lifelong HAM Radio operator.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughters Rachael Elizabeth Bass and Infant McNutt and a brother Donald Fornshil.

Dave is survived by his wife Marilyn Elizabeth (Foster) Fornshil of Wayne Lakes. They were married August 15, 1954. His children Rebecca Hatfield of Middletown, Ohio, Debra (Rodney) McNutt of Wayne Lakes, Lisa Pasch of Pendleton, Indiana, Dean (Christine) Fornshil of Dayton and Chris (Ronda) Fornshil of Wayne Lakes; grandchildren Jesse Hatfield, Trisha Allison, Allison Roberts, Christopher Fornshil, Steven Fornshil, Maggie Salem, Andrew Fornshil, Jamie Welch and Matthew Fornshil; great grandchildren Brandilyn Allison, Gage Allison, Rowan Hawes, Dayne Roberts, Cam Fornshil, Landen Roberts, Jordyn Welch, Zoey Fornshil, Khaled Salem, Cora Fornshil, Sophie Higgs, Carter Fornshil, Faith Welch and Xavier Higgs as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 3:00 PM Friday October 13, 2017 in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Jackie Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery Ft. Jefferson, Ohio where Graveside Military Services will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Friday from 1:00 PM until time of the services in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to The State of the Heart Care of Darke County or the American Alzheimer’s Association.

Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.

Robert L. Stigleman (October 4, 2017)

Robert L. Stigleman age 90, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 12:40 PM on Wednesday, October 4, 2017, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

Robert was born January 11, 1927, in Wayne County, Indiana to the late Louis H. & Lillian (Genn) Stigleman. In addition to his parents, Robert was also preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Mae (McClintock) Stigleman on September 17, 2016, whom he married January 6, 1967; son, James Stigleman; brother, Bill Stigleman; and sisters, Rosemary Stigleman and Wilma Mullen.

Robert is survived by his children, Mike & Faye Stigleman of Richmond, Indiana, Beth & Bob O’Neil of Richmond, Indiana, Carolyn Scheiben & Frank Holt of Richmond, Indiana and Bob Stigleman of Florida; daughter-in-law, Vickie Stigleman of Ohio; step-children, Linda & Charlie Roe of Fulton, Missouri, Joseph & Janet Worz of Ansonia, Ohio, Daniel Worz of Greenville, Ohio and Dr. John Kevin & Jeannie Worz of St. Augustine, Florida; 14 grandchildren; and several great and great-great grandchildren.

Robert retired in 1992 from the Darke County Courthouse where he was custodian for 15 years. He later worked part-time at Kroger in Greenville. Robert was a member of the Greenville Missionary Church.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Rev. Gary Oser officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greenville Township Memorial Garden at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care or Brethren Retirement Community. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Victor Lee French (October 5, 2017)

Victor Lee French, age 74, of Greenville, Ohio, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 2:13 AM at Kettering Medical Center. He was born on May 18, 1943, in Greenville, Ohio, to Harold Victor French of Greenville and the late Lois (Martin) French. Vic was actively involved in taking care of his parents.

Vic is survived by his wife of 53 years Rebecca S. (McCabe) French; children, Beth Ann Fisherback of Greenville, Gwen Sue & D. Duane Warvel of Versailles, and Dane Lee & Kirsten French of Greenville; grandchildren, Jordyn Fisherback, Jenna Fisherback, Sadie (Kyle) Beachy, Chloe Warvel, Trevyn & Abby French, Ty & Morgan French, and Taylin (Kyle) Ramey; great grandchildren, Charlotte Anne “Annie” Beachy, Henry French, Rohan French, and Norah and Hayden Ramey; brother and sister in law, Steve & Nina French of Greenville; as well as several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother, Vic is preceded in death by his sister Debbie Jackson.

Vic worked at the American Water Company for 35 years and was also a farmer. He was a member of the EUM Church and Masonic Lodge. Vic was a people person as he never met a stranger. He was a very giving man and volunteered his time through FISH where he was also a board member. He also was active at the Red Cross where he helped after Hurricane Katrina and was an avid blood donor. He was a huge sports fan enjoying OSU football (we will have the OSU game playing on Saturday), NASCAR where he went to Talladega for many years, and Duke Basketball. He was also a volunteer assistant basketball coach for local high schools. Despite everything he did for his community, his family was most important to him. He enjoyed coaching his children’s sports teams, loved attending family events and spending time with his wife, kids, and grandchildren. His family will forever cherish the 50th wedding anniversary trip to Destin, Florida, and he will be greatly missed by many.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at 4:00 PM at EUM Church, 1451 Sater St., Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Jeff Harper officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. There will be a visitation held on Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 2-6 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.

It is the wishes of the family that people bring canned goods to either the visitation at the funeral home or celebration of life at the church to be donated to a local food bank or donations can be made to the American Liver Foundation.

Condolences for the family may be sent through www.zecharbailey.com

Remonia Taylor (October 3, 2017)

Remonia Taylor age 78, formerly of Greenville passed away at 10:53 PM on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Mt. Carmel West Hospital in Columbus.

She was born January 15, 1939, in Hazard, Kentucky to the late James & Callie (Morris) Deaton. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Carson & Charlie Deaton; and a sister, Vernia Holland.

Remonia is survived by her children, Mary & Michael Kramer of Grove City and Rita & Scott Baker of Arcanum; grandchildren, Steven Kramer, Virginia Baker & Essam Khattab, Rebecca Baker, Melissa & Brandon Young, Derek Baker, Katrina Baker, Neil Baker, Emma Baker & Carson Baker; great granddaughter, Lily Young; brother, Arnold Deaton of Jacksonville, Florida; sisters, Ruby Lanaham of Dayton, Mary Warbutton of West Carrollton, Flo Deaton of West Carrollton and Maxine Noble of Cold Spring, Kentucky; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Remonia retired from GTI in Greenville.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, October 9, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Daniel Berdine officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday from 12:00 to 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Marilyn Ann Seiber (October 1, 2017)

Marilyn Ann Seiber, born March 28, 1930 in Pinesville, Kentucky, went home to be with her Savior on October 1, 2017 after a brief illness.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Wallace R. Seiber; children, Glenda M (Ron) Chumney of Columbia, South Carolina, Michael L. Seiber of Ferris, Texas, Rebecca J. (Robert) Floyd of Greenville, Ohio, Peggy J. (Robin) Cabe of Canton, Georgia; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchildren.

There will be no services.

The family requests in lieu of flowers or gifts that donations be made to State of the Heart Hospice, 1350 N. Broadway Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

William O. “Bill” Miller (September 30, 2017)

William O. “Bill” Miller 87 of Bradford, Ohio passed away on Saturday September 30, 2017 at 11:46 AM at Reid Health, Richmond, Indiana. He was born February 11, 1930 in Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Ezra & Christine Elizabeth (Martin) Miller. He retired from Greif Inc. and also from Meijer in Troy, Ohio. He served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of Oakland Church of the Brethren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; his son: Charles W. “Chuck” Miller; brothers: David, Bud & Adrian Miller and also an infant brother; sisters: Donna Miller, Lucy Miller and an infant sister.

He is survived by his wife: June (Gibboney) Miller of Bradford; sons & daughters in law: Mike & Wendy Miller of Greenville, Scott & Shelley Miller of Greenville; grandchildren: Andrew, Pacey, & Evie Lynn Miller; brothers & sisters in law: Norman & Delores Miller of Greenville, Marvin “Butch” & Beverly Miller of Greenville; sisters & brother in law: Shirley & Jim Smith of New Madison, & Marcia Miller of Greenville; numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Wednesday October 4, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Dr. Fred Bernhard officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM on Tuesday October 3, 2017 at the funeral home. Veterans Graveside services will be conducted by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard.

Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Robert Lee “Bob” Longenecker (September 30, 2017)

Robert Lee “Bob” Longenecker, 81 of Ansonia, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

He was born May 17, 1936 in Darke County, Ohio the son of the late Treva (Lambert) Hangen. Bob was raised by his grandparents, the late Webster and Rachel Lambert.

In addition to his mother, Bob was preceded in death by his brothers and sisters in-law, Elizabeth and Ralph Christman, Harry Glasscoe, Sam Glasscoe, Jack and Cathryn Glasscoe, Tom Glasscoe, and Jerry and Phyllis Glasscoe.

Bob was a 1954 graduate of Greenville High School. He worked for 40 years at the Union City Body Company and retired in 2003. As a teenager, Bob worked helping other farmers in the county and eventually would own his own farm. He was a lifelong farmer and enjoyed it until the age of 79. Bob was a member of the infamous Whistle Stop Coffee Club.

Bob is survived by his wife, Clouia (Glasscoe) Longenecker of Ansonia, whom he married on August 7, 1965; his sons and daughters-in-law, Rob and Judy Longenecker of Ansonia and Jeff and Jodi Longenecker of Ansonia; his grandchildren, Zac, Cierra, Jacob, Cameron, Coleton, and Luken; his sisters-in-law, Opal and Jim Halderman of West Milton and Edna Barlow of New Madison; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and Friends may visit on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Oliver Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, Ohio with Rev. Eric Fee officiating. Burial will follow in Abbottsville Cemetery in Arcanum, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.oliverfloyd.com

Lora “Jane” Landis (September 26, 2017)

Lora “Jane” Landis age 85, of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 9:35 PM on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at the Brethren Retirement Community in Greenville.

She was born September 17, 1932, in Greenville to the late Boyd C. & Lula I. (Shiverdecker) Caupp. Jane was also preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Harold Landis; and sister, Mary Anne Peters.

Jane is survived by her children, Linda & James Matte of Tampa, Florida, Patricia Anne Latham of Phoenix, Arizona and Larry Wayne Landis of Greenville, Ohio; grandchildren, Jeremy Landis, Jason Landis, Lisa McClurg, Chrissy Landis, Michael Landis, Michelle Latham, Michael Latham, Lora Mae Matte and Josie Lynn Paredes; great-grandchildren, Abigail Latham, AJ Paredes, Jayden Paredes, Tyler Landis, Tori Landis, Aubrey Landis, Cami McClurg, Patrick McClurg, Abbie McClurg and Thomas McClurg; and a brother, Myron Denver Caupp of Middletown, Ohio.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Todd Reish officiating. Burial will follow in Greenville Cemetery in Greenville. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com

Nita June Watern (September 26, 2017)

On September 26, 2017, Nita June Watern of New Madison, Ohio, age 73, succumbed to a long battle with cancer and went to be with our dear Lord, to join those in Heaven she treasured in life.

Nita was a giving person and her passions include quilting, crocheting, and cooking. All of which she gave as gifts from her heart.

Nita was an extremely wonderful and devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and a dear friend to many. She will be deeply missed by all that knew her. Nita was a member of the Harrison Street Baptist Church in New Madison, Ohio. She was very blessed to have such an incredible Pastor and church family, with whom she loved with all of her heart.

Nita was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Fred E. Watern. Fred and Nita had two sons, Steven E. and his wife, Sandra L. Watern of New Paris, Ohio, and Joseph B. and his wife, Nina M. Watern of Wapakoneta, Ohio.

Nita was the daughter of the late Elberta F. Grubb, formerly of Dayton, Ohio. She had seven siblings, Jerry N. Walker, Larry H. Walker, and Ronald E. Walker, who are all deceased, and Mark R. Baller, Sandra R. Nelson, and Freda S. O’Bryan, who all still survive.

Nita had thirteen grandchildren, John T. Vetter, Shaun E. Vanover, Gabriel P. Watern, Rachel L. Watern, Tabitha R. Watern, Timothy S. Watern and Daniel A. Watern. These are the children of Steven and Sandra Watern. Madelynne R. Watern, Katherynne N. Watern, Peyton E. Watern, Carson J. Watern, Lillyanne M. Watern, and Hayden A. Watern. These are the children of Joseph and Nina Watern.

Nita also leaves behind six great grandchildren, three great aunts, a great uncle, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. All of whom will forever remember how wonderful and giving of a person Nita was and will forever miss her.

Nita and her family would like to sincerely thank the State of the Heart Care staff, especially her immediate nurses and aids, with whom she grew to love.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Harrison Street Baptist Church, 140 S. Harrison Street, New Madison with Pastor Kyle Herrmann officiating. Burial will follow in Greenmond Cemetery.

Family and friends my visit from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM also at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in Nita’s remembrance to Harrison Street Baptist Church, 140 S. Harrison Street, New Madison, Ohio 45346 or State of the Heart Care, 1350 N. Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com